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The masked dance from Dolung Goempa

The Dolungpai Raksha champon perform the dance

Tshechu: Believed to have been introduced by the second Je Khenpo Khenchen Sonam Yoezer during the 17th century, the Dolungpai Raksha is one of the most unique chams of the Wangdue tsechu.

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‘My Green School’ sees Vietnamese incarnation

Review: An unassuming book from Bhutan is stimulating the grey matter among an increasing number of educationists far beyond this little-known country. Three years after it was published, ‘My Green School: An Outline’ has quietly seen three incarnations – Spanish, Catalan, and now Vietnamese.

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And, thus with a kiss, dies love

Review: Précis: Village thugs run, and they run, breathless and slobbering, imprecations at times incomprehensible, flying wild. And they run, down steep and narrow trails and a couple of tight village gullies, bludgeons in the air, shouting senseless battle cries.

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Surviving on thingye

A spice that was once bartered now brings in cash

Agriculture: Whether it is a bowl of fried garlic, emadatshi, ezay or any other dish, the distinctive sting of Sichuan pepper or thingye can be tasted in every meal cooked in the small village of Tshelingkhor.

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